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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also suitable for kids

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and suitable for kids movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and suitable for kids, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Oct 21 2020

1 The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

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2008-02-14 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Martin Short, Mary-Louise Parker

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    reasonable pace
  2. Ranked #3 for
    brisk pace
  3. Ranked #4 for
    dual role

Trailer

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2 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

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2005-12-07 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to original
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extraordinarily well-done

Trailer

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3 The Good Dinosaur (2015)

An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.

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2015-11-14 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Frances McDormand, Raymond Ochoa

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    child-friendly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    beautiful landscape
  3. Ranked #2 for
    inappropriate

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4 Coraline (2009)

When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, with caring parents and all her dreams coming true. When the Other Mother invites Coraline to stay in her world forever, the girl refuses and finds that the alternate reality where she is trapped is only a trick to lure her.

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2009-02-05 | Animation / Family

Cast

Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flowing beautifully
  2. Ranked #2 for
    creative and original directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    highly imaginative

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5 Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

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1971-10-07 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    certain charm
  2. Ranked #6 for
    disapproving character
  3. Ranked #7 for
    tuneful

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6 The Cat in the Hat (2003)

Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until things get out of hand, and The Cat must go, go, go, before their parents get back.

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2003-11-21 | Fantasy / Family

Cast

Mike Myers, Dakota Fanning

Rating

rating icon 5.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inappropriate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    suitable for kids
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mischievous

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7 Ponyo (2008)

The son of a sailor, 5-year old Sosuke lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary goldfish. The daughter of a masterful wizard and a sea goddess, Ponyo uses her father's magic to transform herself into a young girl and quickly falls in love with Sosuke, but the use of such powerful sorcery causes a dangerous imbalance in the world. As the moon steadily draws nearer to the earth and Ponyo's father sends the ocean's mighty waves to find his daughter, the two children embark on an adventure of a lifetime to save the world and fulfill Ponyo's dreams of becoming human.

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2008-07-19 | Animation / Family

Cast

Yuria Nara, Hiroki Doi

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    richly detailed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    creative imagination
  3. Ranked #5 for
    purely joyful character

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8 Millions (2004)

Two boys, still grieving the death of their mother, find themselves the unwitting benefactors of a bag of bank robbery loot in the week before the United Kingdom switches its official currency to the Euro. What's a kid to do?

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2004-04-29 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Alexander Nathan Etel, Lewis McGibbon

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    versatile director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    saintly character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sterling directing

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9 Toy Story 3 (2010)

Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home to Andy.

Info

2010-06-16 | Animation / Family

Cast

Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jumping for joy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    baby doll
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with poignant moments

Trailer

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10 Pocahontas (1995)

Pocahontas, daughter of a Native American tribe chief, falls in love with an English soldier as colonists invade 17th century Virginia.

Info

1995-06-14 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Irene Bedard, Mel Gibson

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    surprisingly mature
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for historical research
  3. Ranked #1 for
    exotic beauty

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